Why Didn't I Receive A Check For The First Week I Was On Ui?

You must serve a Waiting Period at the start of your new claim. The 7 day period is a Sunday through Saturday in which you are:
  1. totally unemployed or
  2. you work a partial week and your earnings are less than your Benefit Rate. In either case you would be entitled to a Waiting Period for that week.

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